Isn’t it almost impossible to evict a bad tenant?

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Isn’t it almost impossible to evict a bad tenant?

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This is our most frequently asked question. In reality, understanding Landlord/Tenant Law, keeping abreast on the changes, and applying it consistently is one’s best protection. Those horrific stories one hears about it taking months and months to evict bad Tenants are really due to incomplete (or non-existent) record, oral agreements, or lengthy Leases. When a judge believes that the record is incomplete or unclear or believes that an unfair situation has occurred, the case is set for trial at the hearing. Waiting for a trial date can take months. In my professional experience, it does not take an unreasonable amount of time to terminate a tenancy under the following conditions: 1. The file is complete, including qualified application 2. All agreements are in Writing and signed by all parties and do not exceed 6 months in length. 3. Each file contains signed condition report and written Maintenance Requests. 4. An accurate ledger card is kept for each Tenant 5. Receipts are always giv

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This is our most frequently asked question. In reality, understanding Landlord/Tenant Law, keeping abreast on the changes, and applying it consistently is one’s best protection. Those horrific stories one hears about it taking months and months to evict bad Tenants are really due to incomplete (or non-existent) record, oral agreements, or lengthy Leases. When a judge believes that the record is incomplete or unclear or believes that an unfair situation has occurred, the case is set for trial at the hearing. Waiting for a trial date can take months. In our professional experience, it does not take an unreasonable amount of time to terminate a tenancy under the following conditions: The file is complete, including qualified application All agreements are in Writing and signed by all parties and do not exceed 6 months in length Each file contains signed condition report and written Maintenance Requests An accurate ledger card is kept for each Tenant Receipts are always given for cash paym